PAIN AND PALLIATIVE CARE SOCIETY
Calicut

  

In 1996 the World Health Organisation conferred on this society, the title ‘Demonstration Project’
and it became their model to the developing world.
We are the only organisation to achieve this status in the whole of the developing world.

The Pain & Palliative Care Society

Is a registered charitable society established in September 1993,

is an organisation of medical professionals and volunteers

dedicated to the prevention of suffering among patients and families.

The society endeavors to popularize the concept of Palliative Care

in this part of the world.

Our Mission

Our belief is that individuals and families coping with a life-threatening illness deserve efficient access to services that are designed to enhance their quality of life and enable them to receive care in the setting of their choice.

Out patient Clinic

The Society has been supporting an outpatient clinic at the Calicut Medical College for patients with incurable conditions like cancer, AIDS and chronic pain since 1994. Patients attending the clinic get treated medically for their physical ailments; their emotional and psychological problems also attended to in an atmosphere of love and care. All medicines are given to patients free of cost. Over the years PPCS have managed to keep expanding their services by not compromising their quality of care.

The Institute of Palliative Medicine

The IPM was constructed to make palliative care available & accessible to all those in need of it. It consists of an

  • In-Patient Facility - where patients are admitted to bring difficult symptoms under control or to provide respite care
  • Training Centre - here awareness on palliative care is created & doctors, paramedical staff; volunteers and family members trained to care for patients better.

Although inaugurated on January 21st, 2003, admission of patients and training programs only began by July 14th, 2003. The outpatient clinic is located at the Calicut Medical College for patients with incurable conditions like cancer, AIDS & chronic pain. Patients attending the clinic get treated medically for their physical ailments; their emotional and psychological problems also attended to in an atmosphere of love and care. All medicines are given to patients free of cost. Over the years PPCS have managed to keep expanding their services by not compromising their quality of care.

Contact:

Secretary
Pain and Palliative Care Society,
Medical College, Calicut 673008, Kerala INDIA

phone : +91 495 2351248, 2354166, 2351452 ; fax: +91 495 2354897
email: palliativecare@gmail.com

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